Guinea Pig Information

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The Guinea Pig is a great pet that doesn’t take up much space. The average lifespan of the guinea pig in captivity is between 4-8 years long. They grow between 8-16″ inches long and weigh between 1.5-3 lbs. Click through to a post below to read more on the guinea pig.

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Guinea Pigs vs Rabbits: Which Make Better Pets?

Guinea pigs and rabbits both build strong bonds with their owners. Guinea pigs live for 5 to 7 years and sleep for 4 to 6 hours a day in short periods throughout the day and night. Rabbits are nocturnal, live for about 8 years, and need a lot of space for exercise.

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Can Guinea Pigs Eat Grass? Do They Like It? Vet Answers

Guinea pigs eat grass, and they love the taste. It is the main source of guinea pig nutrition. Grass keeps a piggy’s teeth healthy and gastrointestinal health in check. However, it isn’t the only thing you should feed your guinea pig.

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Are Guinea Pigs Cuddly Pets (Do Guinea Pigs Like To Be Held)

Whether or not a guinea pig will enjoy cuddles depends on his temperament. Gender, breed, and past experiences also make a difference. Some enjoy human love, while others take their sweet time in becoming comfortable to touch. Then there are some who are very reluctant when it comes to snuggles.

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Do Guinea Pigs Change Gender?

Changing genders is fairly uncommon in the animal kingdom.  However, there are some fish species known for changing sexes throughout